Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1818

GUSN

GUSN-17369

Description

Klismos side chair. Saber legs are rectangular in cross-section and have widely spaced reeding. Front rail similarly reeded. Crest rail features delicately carved rectangular tablet with crossed torch and quiver over a bow with swags. Middle slat of back with carved rosettes. Ears scroll toward the back.

Details

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ChairChair, SideChair, Side

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
ChairChair, SideChair, Side

Additional Identification Number

29.1919

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

33 x 19 5/16 x 16 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sumner Appleton Weld

Accession Number

1964.392B

Places

Massachusetts (United States)